Lancaster native loses Miss Sprint Cup job after racy photos surface |
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LANCASTER - A Lancaster native who was in her second year as a Miss Sprint Cup has been let go from the job after images of her from college days surfaced on the web, according to a sports website.
Paige Duke, 24, was named to her second year as a Miss Sprint Cup in January. In late June a racing enthusiast website published graphic photos of her – that she had apparently sent to a private party years ago, according to SBnation.com.
Related link: Click here for a photo gallery of Paige
The photos first appeared on a message board and then users posted more photos later in the last week of June, SBnation.com reported.
Related Story: Duke speaks out about the photos and losing her job
She has since been removed as one of the three Miss Sprint Cups.
“Hey fans, Paige Duke is no longer with the Miss Sprint Cup team,” the Facebook status on the Miss Sprint Cup page said on June 29. “We wish her nothing but the best in her future endeavors. Thank you for your continued support of the Miss Sprint Cup program as we continue to bring you closer to the NASCAR action each and every week.”
Duke appeared on a Charlotte TV Wednesday evening and said she the half-dozen images were only intended for her college boyfriend from years ago.
“I did not intend for anybody to see these,” she told Fox Charlotte. Also on Wednesday, Duke Tweeted a cryptic message about needing a job.
“Anybody wanna hire me? I'm apparently a fantastic multitasker... Hahaha," said Duke, who went to Lancaster High School.